Who: Rolling Thunder Enterprises and the City of Canton
What: American Indian Festival & Mother’s Day Pow Wow
When: May 12-13, Saturday, 11-8, Sunday, 11-7
Where: Boling Park, 1200 Marietta Hwy Canton, Ga. 30114
Why: To share Cherokee County’s rich history through entertainment, education and cultural fellowship while stimulating reverence and respect for the diversity of our great country.
More: This year is dedicated to, The Year of The Horse. The festival will feature Native American drumming and dancing; Hoop Dancers, Aztec Dancers; daily feed for singers, dancers and performers; Warriors on Horseback; Thunder the American Bison; Native arts, crafts, clothing; Living Indian village with: tipis, wigwam and displays, Comanche Camp, Muscogee Creek settlement; Primitive Skills Demonstrations: mapping, fire by friction, hide tanning, archery, blowgun competitions; Environmental and Wildlife displays, Birds of Prey Show; Native Storytellers and Flute Players; Kids Activities, Pony Rides; Mother’s Day Honor Dance on both days. Native American Cuisine such as buffalo, roasted corn, Pima wraps, fry bread. Please note: All acts are subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances.
Benefits: My Brother’s Keeper Wildlife Rescue; The Cherokee Horse Rescue; The Sacred Circle Resource Bank
Sponsored by: Kroger, WSB-TV Family 2 Family, Turner Foundation, the City of Canton, Advanced Ambulance Service, Cherokee Horse Rescue, Henningsen Personal Injury, Booth Western Museum, DirectTV, Gutter Guardian and PowWows.com